flood warning

August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 9 p.m. for central Montgomery County. According to the warning, up to two inches of rain have already fallen over a large area. Additional rainfall amouts of one to three inces are possible. The locations that will experience flooding include Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North […]

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July 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres de carreteras en el condado durante advertencia de inundación

La advertencia de inundación repentina está vigente para el Condado de Montgomery hasta horas de la tarde de hoy lunes en algunas áreas específicas.  Los Servicios de Bomberos y Rescate han reportado múltiples cierres de carreteras debido a las inundaciones causadas por las fuertes lluvias. Se recomienda seguir las actualizaciones de Pete Piringer, MCFRS y […]

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July 8, 2019 | Ben Palmer

County Road Closures During Flash Flood Warning

A flash flood warning is in effect for Montgomery County until 11:15 a.m., and until 1:45 p.m. in some areas, and the Fire and Rescue Services have reported multiple road closures due to flooding from the heavy rain. Travelers should check Pete Piringer, MCFRS, and MCDOT Highway Services’ updates on Twitter prior to traveling to […]

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January 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 8:30 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, flooding has closed Brighton Dam Road. The NWS expects flooding to occur in Rock Creek Park between picnic areas 7 and 10. The locations that may experience flooding include Rockville, Bethesda, Olney, Aspen Hill, North Bethesda, […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch alert in Montgomery County starting tomorrow at 7 p.m. During the flood watch you should expect 1 to 2 inches of rainfall and possible flooding. Some areas in Montgomery County may get as much as 3 to 4 inches of rain. The rain is supposed to clear […]

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November 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Portions of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 3 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County. According to the warning, runoff from Monday morning’s heavy rain may cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses, and low lying areas. The locations that may experience flooding include Rockville, Bethesda, and Olney. Remember, […]

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July 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flooding Warning in Montgomery County Effective Until Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of Montgomery County until Thursday morning. According to the NWS, thunderstorms in the area are producing heavy rains which will cause flooding. Officials are warning residents to use precaution and to turn around when encountering flooding roads. The flood warning is in effect until […]

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May 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

National Weather Service Extends Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has extended the flood watch in Montgomery County until 8:00 Saturday night as periods of rain continue across the region.  A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on the current forecasts.  Residents should expect additional rainfall amounts up to half inch, according to officials. The primary concern […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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October 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Gaithersburg Delays and Closings, Weekend Weather Impacts Activities

While residents prepare for heavy rains over the weekend, Gaithersburg officials are updating residents about delays and closings. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Montgomery County from now through 8 p.m. on Saturday evening. According to a news release, city officials urge everyone to register for Alert Gaithersburg, an […]

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